The New Mexico Music Awards offer a variety of workshops for the professional and amateur musician ranging from basic publishing and copyright to tech workshops on recording and technique. We also offer customized workshops for your group including youth workshops.

Copyright, publishing & licensing for film & TV

Sunday, January 21st, 2018 1:00 PM New Mexico Jazz Workshop 5500 Lomas NE in Albuquerque

Jose Antonio Ponce of the New Mexico Music Awards and Jason’s Music Publishing will give an overview presentation on the importance of copyright and registering with a performance rights organization and show

you how you can publish your music and get it into film and television projects. Jose is a documentary film maker (Mariachi Spectacular; Lewie Wickham-A New Mexico Original),has worked in film and television in New Mexico (Frontera, Sicario, Spare Parts and Shotcaller,  Better Call Saul and Nightshift.) He assists in casting musicians for the films (The Lone Ranger, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, The Space Between Us and The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.) Registration is limited so please response ASAP.

Register for this workshop at  nmmaworkshops@gmail.comSponsored by The New Mexico Music Awards, listen!ABQ, Albuquerque Songwriters Cooperative, The New Mexico Jazz Workshop, Jason’s Music, The New Mexico Music Commission and New Mexico Arts.


Here are just some of the other workshops available for your group or program.

Basic Copyright, Publishing, Contracts, Pitching Your Project, Finding a literary agent.

Artist Management, Booking, Understanding Management Contracts, Finding an Agent, Managing Yourself, Band Management and more.

Workshops include Managing the Money, Funding Your Project, Investing in Yourself, How to Create a Budget, Projecting Costs and more

Getting Your Music Into Film & TV, Screenwriting, Pitching Your Script, Budgeting Your Film Project, Sync Licensing and more.

Learn to market yourself or your project with one of our workshops including Social Media Marketing, Making Contact, PR for Dummies and more.

Learn about the recording process from pre-production to mastering, how to care for your instrument, live sound technique and more.

Learn about your instrument and how to play it better, learn vocal technique, style, phrasing, how to handle an interview and everything you need to know about performing in public.

We can design a workshop to suit your needs. We offer Therapeutic Songwriting Workshops for Veterans, for Victims of Sexual Assault or Domestic Violence and more. Our Children’s Workshops range from Songwriting to Introduction to Music via an instrument petting zoo.